Learning Technology

Category: guest post

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Thoughts of a graduating student on learning technology

July 19th, 2017 at 07:07

Today I am graduating. After 3 years in Nottingham, it will be time to leave; the end of an era of much learning through technology. Being a student of International Relations, we did not use Echo 360 or Rogo very much, our platform of choice has always been Moodle. I like having the slides of [...]

Gamification in Moodle (Sally Chappell)

September 14th, 2016 at 10:09

Sally Chappell in the School of Life Sciences is our guest today, posting about gamification in her Moodle modules. This project aims to introduce game-based elements to the “Molecular Basis of Genetic Disorders” module, which is part of the MSc Molecular Genetics and Diagnostics, a 1-year, full-time course. The module is currently being redesigned to [...]

Mike the Engineer

October 25th, 2013 at 03:10

In which Mike Clifford introduces Sarah to the concept of upcycling and she gains a chair. This guest post is by Dr Sarah Speight. An archaeologist and educator, she has been the University of Nottingham’s academic lead for sustainability since 2011. Sarah is the lead academic for our Nottingham Open Online Course (NOOC), Perspectives on Sustainability, that is available [...]

The award for ‘one-take wonder’ goes to….

October 22nd, 2013 at 03:10

… the team filming the videos for our Sustainability course? Or one of the interviewees? This guest post is by Dr Sarah Speight. Sarah is an archaeologist and educator who has been the University of Nottingham’s academic lead for sustainability since 2011. Sarah is also the lead academic for  our Nottingham Open Online Course, Perspectives on [...]

My Sustainability Guru

October 18th, 2013 at 03:10

This is a guest post by Dr Sarah Speight. Sarah is an archaeologist and educator who has been the University of Nottingham’s academic lead for sustainability since 2011. Sarah is also the lead academic for our Nottingham Open Online Course, Perspectives on Sustainability, that is available to all staff and students at Nottingham and also on our [...]

e-Portfolio Pioneers – Community of Practice Report: #4 Key Principles

January 22nd, 2013 at 09:01

This is the fourth in a series of guest posts from Kirstie Coolin: During the first e-Portfolio Pioneers – Community of Practice Seminar on 7th December 2012 Dr Judith Wayte talked about how the School of Biosciences have been using Mahara for 3 years to support students undertaking industrial placements. She presented her ‘journey’ to [...]

e-Portfolio Pioneers – Community of Practice Report: #3 Eportfolio Implementation

January 21st, 2013 at 09:01

This is the third  in a series of guest posts from Kirstie Coolin: The first e-Portfolio Pioneers – Community of Practice Seminar was held on 7th December 2012 bringing together those trialling or implementing e-Portfolio activities and processes.  In this series of blog posts I will be reporting back on the projects and discussing what [...]

e-Portfolio Pioneers – Community of Practice Report: #2 Multiple purposes

January 18th, 2013 at 09:01

This is the second in a series of guest posts from Kirstie Coolin: The first e-Portfolio Pioneers – Community of Practice Seminar was held on 7th December 2012 bringing together those trialling or implementing e-Portfolio activities and processes.  In this series of blog posts I will be reporting back on the projects and discussing what [...]

e-Portfolio Pioneers – Community of Practice Report: #1 Context

January 17th, 2013 at 08:01

This is the first in a series of guest posts from Kirstie Coolin: The first e-Portfolio Pioneers – Community of Practice Seminar was held on 7th December 2012 bringing together those trialling or implementing e-Portfolio activities and processes to share learning activities and methods of students/staff engagement with the aim to initiate a community spanning [...]

Learning in motion: the BBC Motion Gallery [Guest post]

February 17th, 2011 at 09:02

We recently had the chance to trial Box of Broadcasts – a BBC subscription service enabling staff and students to record and watch BBC programmes. Chris Middleton, Head of Academic Services, Information Services, tells us about another service, the BBC Motion Gallery, in this Guest Post: Through a JISC arrangement, the University has access to the [...]